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Archived posts from 03/2016

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Why a step back to the ‘80s won’t hurt Texas

03/29/2016 | Author: Mark Lehman

How the diversified economy of Texas shields it from oil-price fluctuation.

Categories: In Lehman's Terms

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What thousands of Texans are about to do (but you should do first)

03/25/2016 | Author: Jaime Lee

Homebuyers can prepare now before their busiest time of year.

Categories: Buyers, Sellers, Renters

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Do I have to share an inspection report from a buyer who terminated the contract?

03/22/2016 | Author: TAR Legal Staff

A seller asks if he must disclose a new inspection report to prospective buyers.

Categories: Legal

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A tale of two houses

03/18/2016 | Author: Marty Kramer

Thinking of selling your home on your own? It's probably not as easy as you think

Categories: Sellers

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A welcome opportunity to honor the political process

03/15/2016 | Author: Mark Lehman

Even rivals put differences aside for democracy.

Categories: In Lehman's Terms

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What Peyton Manning has to do with Texas real estate

03/11/2016 | Author: Editorial Staff

The latest Inside Texas Real Estate podcast discusses the Texas Homebuyers and Sellers Report.

Categories: Research

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What if I don’t pay the option fee in time?

03/08/2016 | Author: Legal Staff

The contract calls for paying the fee for a termination option within three days. Is that a firm deadline?

Categories: Buyers

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Don’t think you need a buyer’s agent? Think again

03/04/2016 | Author: Summer Mandell

Find out why you’ll benefit from representation.

Categories: Buyers

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Where to find reliable economic data

03/01/2016 | Author: Mark Lehman

Putting numbers in Lehman's terms

Categories: In Lehman's Terms